Archive for June 15th, 2014

Legislature approves $108 billion state budget

Politics | | June 15 2014, 9:53 PM

The legislative session came on the last day the Legislature had to meet its constitutional deadline to send a balanced budget to Gov. Jerry Brown.

Arcadia police seize 438 marijuana plants, arrest man

Crime & Justice | | June 15 2014, 4:32 PM

A man has posted bail after he was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of growing marijuana inside an Arcadia home. More than 400 plants were seized.

Security beefed up at US embassy in Baghdad

US & World | | June 15 2014, 2:05 PM

Security at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad was strengthened and some staff members sent elsewhere as Iraq was shaken with instability, the State Department said Sunday.

Deep below, oceans of water may be trapped in a crystal 'sponge'

Environment & Science | | June 15 2014, 1:17 PM

Scientists have discovered evidence of a vast reservoir of water, maybe three times the volume of all the world's oceans, hiding up to 400 miles beneath the surface.

Police: California man allegedly shot by brother

Crime & Justice | | June 15 2014, 12:33 PM

A family was celebrating a birthday when one family member ran in and said he'd been jumped. His brother went out to see what happened and the family next heard a gunshot.

Lawmakers to vote on $108 billion spending plan

Local | | June 15 2014, 12:13 PM

Late last week, Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders of the Senate and Assembly agreed to the main points of the budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1.

The milkman's comeback means dairy at the door and more

Arts & Entertainment | | June 15 2014, 11:09 AM

What's behind the increase in trucks delivering fresh milk, organic vegetables and humanely raised chickens to front doors around the country?

Work with Iran uncomfortable, needed, senator says

US & World | | June 15 2014, 10:51 AM

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday a partnership with longtime foe Iran makes him uncomfortable but compared it to working with Stalin in WWII against Hitler.

Boy, 8, dies 4 days after California plane crash

Local | | June 15 2014, 9:40 AM

An 8-year-old Southern California boy who was critically injured in a plane crash that killed a paramedic has died.

Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown dead

Local | | June 15 2014, 8:25 AM

Casey Kasem, the smooth-voiced radio broadcaster who became the king of the top 40 countdown, has died at age 82.

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